July 10, 2011 – Brooklyn, New York – According to reports from Eyewitness News WABC-TV New York and NY1, a DWI in Brooklyn kills1 person and injures 2 others, including the driver. The fatal car accident took place on 4th Avenue in Sunset Park when Nyron Isaac, 32, hit a light pole and then a parked vehicle with his Cadillac. One of the passengers, Keisha Nelson, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the tragic car accident. Isaac and another passenger were taken to the hospital where they’re listed in serious but stable condition. Police have charged Isaac with driving while intoxicated, second degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and driving without a license. They believe that Isaac and Nelson may have been engaged. If you or a loved one sustained serious or fatal injuries in a car accident or a DWI, your next step should be to seek legal counsel. A New York personal injury attorney can determine if you should proceed with filing a claim. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in the state of New York.
To help raise awareness of traffic safety in the New York area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about traffic accidents that occur throughout the 5 boroughs and beyond. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in New York that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Among the most common types of traffic accidents in New York include:
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions;
- single-vehicle crashes;
- rollover accidents; and
- “distracted driver” accidents or crashes caused by intoxicated drivers.
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